St. Pat's Day 5K & Paddy's 0.08ish K - Racine, WI

St. Pat's Day 5K & Paddy's 0.08ish K - Racine, WI

Saturday, March 16, 2019  @ 11:50 AM


State and Main Street, Racine, WI    view map

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Racine, WI will be host to the 6th Annual St. Pat’s Day 5K® – Let the shenanigans begin! 
A change of venue In partnership with the Downtown Racine Development Corporation, the parade will be host to the 6th annual St. Pat’s Day 5K®, formerly held at Jose’s Blue Sombrero in Mount Pleasant. If a 5K is too much for you, we are also featuring a “Paddy’s 0.08ish K.” The race will begin at Pepi’s Pub & Grill (618 6th St.) and follow the parade route backward. Look for the top male and female finishers as they will join the parade procession upon their completion of the 5K. We're excited to join Downtown Racine and become a part of this annual tradition! 
For those of you who might think a 5K is too far, perhaps you want dress up the whole family in Paddy's day bling so they can experience being in a  parade OR  want to take your run to a new level, Sign up for Paddy's 0.08ish K.  You get all the same swag as the 5K run; you'll just finish sooner... a lot sooner! So suit up in your Leprechaun costume and join in on the fun. 
JUST AN FYI...We haven't given up on Jose's! We absolutely loved our former
home at Jose's Blue Sombrero. For that reason we created a new 5K event which is even more fitting... the "Cinco K Mayo®" to be held on May 5, 2019.

Runners get:
  1. To enjoy the St. Patrick's Day Parade like never before!
  2. FREE Sandwich from Jimmy Johns
  3. $15 Discount voucher for Performance Running Outfitters
  4. Chip Timed Event
  5. Cool Race Bib
  6. Finisher Medal
  7. T-shirt
  8. Goodie bag
  9. Awesome Door Prizes
  10. Gift Cards to our lucky participants
  11. Medals & Lucky Charms for Top 3 Male and Female in 5 Year age groups
  12. $100 Prize Money to the Top Male and Female overall 5K Runners!


  1. Specials at Pepi's Downtown - Happy hour last all day for the racers with there bibs on :
    • $2 domestics bottles
    • $1 off from the Wisconsin Cooler  
    • $2 single rails or $4 double rails
    • $7.50 bloody mary's ($9.50 normally)
  2. Complimentary Beer at Pub on Wisconsin
  3. Complimentary Beer at Brickhouse
  4. $1.00 OFF Craft Beer at Racine Brewing Company




 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed


 Food and Drinks



 Kids' Activities



Course description:

Starting at Racine's St. Patrick's Day Parade in Downtown Racine we will journey through the parade route starting at Pepi's Deli (6th street Roundabout) to the State and Main then to the Lake Michigan Pathway. 

Directions to start:

The run starts promptly at 11:50 am. We recommend arriving early and giving yourself enough time to get your race packet and get to the start line. You need to be at the start line by 11:45 am - Runners should start in the front, good looking people toward the back. Anyone with a stroller will need to start in the back.


Parking is available throughout Downtown Racine. We suggest using the Marina Parking Ramp, Gaslight Point or Shoops Parking ramp for easy in and out.

Awards info:

All participants will receive a custom finishers medal. Top three male and female will be recognized as well as the top male and female in respective 5 year age groups.

  • 9 and under
  • 5 year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up)

* Awards will be distributed at the Brick House on Main street (More info to follow)

Additional info

See us at the Registration Table on event day if you would like to purchase a T-shirt 

Packet pickup:

Friday, March 15, 2019: Racine Brewing Company 303 Main Street - 5:30 pm to 7 pm

Saturday, March 16, 2019: Pepi's - Same Day Registration opens at 10:00 am



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